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Bison, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Bison had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Bison is located at latitude 38.5198 and longitude -99.1978 in Rush County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bison (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rush County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The City of Bison (GNIS ID: 2394177) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bison is located within Township of Lone Star, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rush County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bison: Buffalo.


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Bison, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 247
Daytime Population: Workers 37
Daytime Population: Residents 124
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 959
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,583
Average Household Income $54,424
Per Capita Income $25,513

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $48,649
Average Home Value $70,486
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.82%
Households -0.4% -0.8%
Families -2.48% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Bison, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bison to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 399 41st
Population Density # 279 59th
Diversity Index # 320 52nd
Median Household Income # 429 36th
Per Capita Income # 369 45th

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